Found February 26, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Former Arizona Cardinals tight end Ben Patrick helped rescue a group of people from a van that had flipped on its side in Arizona over the weekend.
Patrick told television station KTVK that he had to move quickly because he could smell gasoline.
“My first thought was just to help the people on the inside,” Patrick said. “I ran over and I looked in the front window and everybody was laying sideways and I debated on kicking the window in, but I didn’t want to get glass over everyone.”
With Patrick receiving assistance from others, all those in the van were removed safely.
Patrick played with the Cardinals from 2007-10, catching a pass in the Super Bowl loss to Pittsburgh.
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